I’m proud to be a contributor and one of the editors of The Writer’s Grapevine, a quarterly online publication featuring poetry, short stories, and more. But The Writer’s Grapevine isn’t just a magazine. It’s a community, where you can learn more about our contributors. The next issue will be out at the end of December or beginning of January. So, now’s the time to join the email list and/or Facebook group in order to receive the magazine and stay up to date. Here’s Patty Fletcher, owner and operator of TELL-IT-TO-THE-WORLD Marketing, who produces this awesome journal, to tell you more.
The Writer’s Grapevine is a quarterly news and literary magazine featuring writers, small businesses, and nonprofits.
In each issue, you’ll find a variety of articles, essays, short stories, and poems for your enjoyment and education.
Along with the magazine comes a community to which you’re invited.
This group is an extension of The Writer’s Grapevine and is a place where authors, bloggers, and business owners, as well as nonprofits, come to share tidbits about their personal and working lives Etc.
Joining this group will allow you to…
- Receive quarterly editions of the magazine and all things related.
- Be in direct contact with magazine contributors. And…
- Have conversations about what you read in the magazine and more.
There are only a few group rules, and they are…
- No flaming or racist comments and absolutely no bullying.
We will be respectful and kind to all who subscribe.
Just so you know how to correctly participate in the group, here’s some information you’ll need to know when you join and begin to post…
Hashtags are like little foghorns blasting us out into the world. So, when you post into the Facebook group, make sure to include the correct hashtag for your post.
If you’re on the email group, these Hashtags will go into the subject line.
You should also note how these are written. When you create a hashtag, the words you want tagged must be written together after the number sign. So, please, screen reader users, use your reading keys to see how these are created.
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To join us via email, send a blank message to: writersGVemail@example.com
If email is not your thing, you may join us at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/434175414555004
Download the magazine along with contributor specials.
Thanks for joining us.
May harmony find you.
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Copyright 2021 by Abbie Johnson Taylor.
Independently published with the help of DLD Books.
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